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Transition Team Receives 39 Handing Over Notes

The government Transition Team yesterday submitted 31 handing over notes from the relevant ministries, departments and agencies to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Transition Team. This brings to 39, the number of handing over notes received by the NPP team, as eight were submitted last week. The 31 handing over notes came from the Ministry of Justice and Attorney General, …

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Mahama to embark on nationwide farewell tour

President John Mahama will begin a nationwide thank you and farewell tour on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 following his defeat in the 2016 general elections. The President will be meeting traditional and religious leaders as well as regional and constituency executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as part of his tour. He will start off from the Upper East …

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Traders reduce prices over NPP’s election win

Barely two weeks after the general elections, some traders at various markets in Accra have reduced prices of their goods by at least 10%. The traders attribute this reduction to the numerous promises made to them by the president elect, Nana Akufo Addo. According to them, they are hopeful the president elect will fulfill his promises when he finally takes …

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Soldiers Vandalize Police Station In Takoradi

About 20 personnel of the Ghana Air Force base in Takoradi yesterday went on rampage at the Kwesimintsim Police Station in the Western Region, attacking two police personnel on duty, (a male and female). The police personnel, who sustained various degrees of injury, were attacked purportedly with clubs and metal hooks. Their names were given only as Corporal Appiah and …

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Political Chicanery Loses Altitude

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is a byword for indiscipline and political chicanery. They have done many things against our democratic development, including trampling upon decent electoral processes, euphemism for rigging elections. Those who openly lay claim to the mastery of maneuvering the electoral process in a manner which robs the people of their verdict should not be respected on …

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Justice For All programme needs radical overhaul – CJ

Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood has called for a complete restructuring of the Justice For All programme to ensure swift administration of justice. Speaking Thursday at a workshop themed: Justice for All; Strengths, Weaknesses and the Way Forward” Justice Wood said the programme over the years had sought to “remedy some of these acts of gross miscarriage of justice, but …

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It’s been a rough road to victory – Akufo-Addo

President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo has expressed his gratitude to God for protecting him through the “rough roads and deep valleys” which culminated in victory for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the December 7 elections. He said the NPP has always resorted to God in the race to the seat of government – the Flagstaff House – and therefore it is …

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10 Sakawa Boys Arrested

The Cyber Crime Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Ghana Police Service has apprehended 10 youngsters believed to be engaging in cyber fraud, popularly known as ‘sakawa,’ in their homes at Tabora, an Accra suburb. The suspects, according to information, had obtained for themselves electronic devices and were allegedly using them for their nefarious activities when the police …

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PHOTOS Of Rev. Owusu Bempah’s Post-Election Church Service

The general overseer of the Glorious Word and Power Ministry International, Owusu Bempah, is known for his new year prophecies. In 2016, he prophesied a big win for the opposition leader, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the NPP. He further claimed that even if the incumbent should bring down angels from heaven to vote for him, he will still lose. …

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